on the best-selling novel about a boy adrift at sea with a tiger, won the most oscars, four, including best director for ang lee. >> thank you, academy. namaste. >> reporter: he played one of the greatest presidents in history, and "lincoln's" actor daniel day lewis, had a first of his own. winning three oscars. >> i'm so grateful. >> reporter: she took a tumble heading to the stage, but everyone else was on their feet when "silver linings playbook" jennifer lawrence won for best actress. >> you guys are standing up because you feel bad i fell, and that's really embarrassing. >> reporter: host seth macfarlane struck a cheeky tone from the beginning, skewering stars and poking fun at himself during a visit from captain kirk. >> seth macfarlane, worst oscar host ever. it's that bad? >> reporter: music was the theme of the night. and the show boasted full throated performances from the cast of "chicago," "dream girls," and "les miserables." ♪ >> reporter: and music was a part of the 150th anniversary tribute to james bond. shirley bassey got a standing ovation after belting out "goldfinger."